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By Lynn Meldrum
(Lynn Meldrum with Verico Canada First Mortgage)
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Well with the changes that the Canadian Government made to how we lend money there have been some changes.  Most obviously is mortgages for self employed and small business owners.  At one point we could state the inome of the client, the lendr would require a business license but nothing with in...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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In this time of tight consumer and business credit it is as important as ever for buyers to get pre-qualified with a competent mortgage broker before starting a home search. Whether you are a first-time home buyer or you have bought or sold many properties, you will need to be pre-qualified. The...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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Blaine and Sandra Cameron have three children between 11 years and 4 years and have moved from six different rental properties in the past eleven years. Blaine opened a new business in summer 2008 and Sandra’s work has been sporadic as she has spent much time at home with her children.  Eight mon...

By Inner Circle Imaging Virtual Tour and Photography
(Inner Circle Imaging Inc. )
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These are recent virtual tours of Real Estate listings in Calgary. They show how both modern and historical properties can benefit from a 360 degree virtual tour by Inner Circle Imaging. Join the growing number of agents using virtual tours to set themselves apart. Allowing potential clients the ...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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Recent developments in the Canadian real estate market have conspired to benefit first-time home buyers or buyers wishing to re-enter the market. Renters who have stable jobs but have previously been priced out of the real estate market are now able to find houses and condos which they can now af...

By Lynn Meldrum
(Lynn Meldrum with Verico Canada First Mortgage)
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Rigth now is the best time to look at refinancing your home.  Rates are very low right now (Best so far is 3.9% for a 2 year fixed.  If your mortgae was done in the last two years your rates will have been higher than they are know.  even for a straight switch it would be great because your mortg...

By Raj Khurana, Realtor - Link to Calgary Homes
(RE/MAX R.E. (Mountain View))
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As per figures released by Calgary Real Estate Board, sales of single family homes in Calgary increased by 50% in February, 2009 compared to January, 2009 ( 825 in the month of February from 550 in January). The number of condominium sales for the month of February 2009 increased by more than 50%...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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With lower construction costs and plummeting retail prices, this may be the best time in recent memory to renovate that aged furnace or replace those cracked or inefficient windows. To help you further with your renovations, several levels of government rebates and incentives for replacing things...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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In an 8-to-7 split, Calgary city council voted down a motion to implement a real estate transfer fee. 8-to-7! Last I checked, Canada is in a recession and the Calgary real estate market balanced precariously on the proverbial knife edge. Calgary should be encouraging investment, growth and develo...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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On Feb 24, in the Calgary Herald there was an article on potential river crossings at 50 Ave SW over the Elbow River and Edworthy/Shaganappi over the Bow River.  The URL is:  http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/Calgary+plans+bridges+cars/1319474/story.html. The suggested river crossings are part ...

By Raj Khurana, Realtor - Link to Calgary Homes
(RE/MAX R.E. (Mountain View))
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There are a lot of free tools for converting Word to PDF Files. But most of the conversion softwares for converting PDF to Word limit the size of file. For example, some of the programs allow you to convert a few pages only. This means that if you have a file which contains 50 pages, the software...

By Miranda Moser, Calgary Real Estate Agent
(Century 21 Bamber Realty)
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In fairness to most Realtors and in the interest of balanced opinion, I wanted to show some of the standouts who appear to have an appreciation for good listing photography. With a wide-angle lens, good lighting and some basic understanding of framing and optimal angles, any Realtor should be abl...

By Todd Terry
(RE/MAX Real Estate (Central))
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Im not sure if you were able to read the Calgary sun on Friday February 20th , but there were 2 great stories about Calgary housing market. The Housing market report released by ( CMHC .. Canada Mortgage and housing Corporation) The federal agency predicts that next year , the energy-rich provinc...

By Raj Khurana, Realtor - Link to Calgary Homes
(RE/MAX R.E. (Mountain View))
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You can now get a credit on your home renovations thanks to the Home Renovation Tax Credit proposed in the Harper Government's Economic Action Plan. The Home Renovation Tax Credit will provide a one time, temporary 15% income tax credit on eligible home renovation expenditures for work performed,...

By Raj Khurana, Realtor - Link to Calgary Homes
(RE/MAX R.E. (Mountain View))
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Are you one of the many home sellers trying to sell your house? Did you choose the Realtor who quoted the highest price for your house? This is the most  common mistake made by many sellers. The Listing Realtor lists your house for the highest price and tells you that someone out there will pay t...

By Raj Khurana, Realtor - Link to Calgary Homes
(RE/MAX R.E. (Mountain View))
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Managing our day timer is bcoming as big a task as managing our time is. I am sure all of us use some sort of calendar. Sometime back I tried Google's free online calendar and realized that this is probably one of the best online appointmnet management tool. The best part of the calendar is that ...

By Lynn Meldrum
(Lynn Meldrum with Verico Canada First Mortgage)
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Isn't this exiting what is happening here in Canada with the new budget.  The Conservatives (the reigning party here) have passed the buget and in that budget is the one thing that may get my business moving.  I'm talking about the rebate for renovations.  It a 15% rebate with a maximum of $1350....

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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MARCH 9 TO 14 - Plan It Calgary March Open House Series Plan it Calgary will be hosting five open houses in March to provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the Draft Municipal Development Plan and Calgary Transportation Plan.  Please make sure your community association sends repre...
  Peanuts Soccer is back!!   Peanuts Soccer Registration will open to SCCA members in late March.  Notification of time and location will be sent out via e-mail to all current SCCA members in early March.   Don't miss out on this fabulous soccer program for 3-5 year olds.  Sign up for your SCCA m...

By Bryon Howard
(Remax House of Real Estate)
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Are you looking for ways to increase appreciation for community character, tell the unique story of a heritage place or foster neighbourhood pride.   The next installment of the popular Community Heritage Roundtable is on February 19 2009.    Professionals from Interpretation Canada will be talki...

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